Historic Pensacola Village Living History Program
Learn early 19th century cooking techniques and trade-skills from costumed Living History interpreters every Friday and Saturday in Historic Pensacola Village. Cooking takes place in an authentically recreated detached kitchen house using actual 18th and 19th century recipes. Trades demonstrated include broom making, sewing, basket weaving, and wood working. Demonstration schedules vary and are subject to change. Both cooking and trade demonstrations are included with the Village admission. See our Local 15 Coastal Community Spotlight on our Lavalle Kitchen House.
November 2015 Living History Schedule:
- Tuesday: Colonial Laundry
- Wednesday: Victorian Leisure
- Thursday: Colonial Aprons
- Friday: Colonial Candle Making
- Saturday: Colonial Cooking
Victorian Holiday Traditions
November 17 - December 19, 2015
Victorian Holiday Traditions occurs annually during the holiday season in Historic Pensacola. This the program will run November 17ththrough December 19th. Visit the Lear/Rocheblave home as it is decorated with holiday cheer and learn how families celebrated the holiday season in the late 19th century. Tours will begin in the Lear/Rocheblave home at 214 E. Zaragoza St at 2:30 p.m. from November 17 through December 19. The tour is included with admission to Historic Pensacola. Tickets are available at any of our service desk locations. Tickets are valid for one week from purchase. For more information, contact Living History Coordinator Phillip Mayhair at 850-595-5985 ext. 108 or email.
Thanksgiving Holiday Closures
Historic Pensacola will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 26 and 27 for the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Closures include: the Hilton-Green Research Room, Historic Pensacola Village, the Pensacola Children's Museum, the T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum, and the Voices of Pensacola presented by Gulf Power in downtown Pensacola as well as our Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site in Milton, FL.
Historic Pensacola Village, the Pensacola Children's Museum, the T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum, and the Voices of Pensacola presented by Gulf Power in downtown Pensacola as well as our Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site in Milton, FL will reopen to the public on Saturday, November 28.
The administrative offices in the J. Earle Bowden Building will reopen on Monday, November 30. The Hilton-Green Research Room will reopen to the public on Tuesday, December 1.
For more information on closures, please contact Chief Community Officer Jeff Nall at 850-595-5985 ext. 110.
From Rosie the Riveter to "I Dream of Jeannie": Women at Work and in the American Imagination, 1940 to 1970
December 10 at 6:30 p.m.
UWF Historic Trust welcomes Dr. Stephanie Cole on Thursday, December 10 to present, From Rosie the Riveter to "I Dream of Jeannie": Women at Work and in the American Imagination, 1940 to 1970, in the Voices of Pensacola presented by Gulf Power. The presentation is in conjunction with the Apron Strings: Ties to the Past exhibit on display at the T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum. The presentation will follow a reception at 6:00 p.m. Dr. Cole is on faculty of the University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Cole's expertise is in women's history. She received her Ph. D. from the University of Florida in 1994. Her most recent publication, Texas Women: Their Histories, Their Lives, has been nominated for the Liz Carpenter Prize for the best book in Texas women's history. She teaches courses on work and leisure, and on changes in gender, race, sex and marriage in the United States. For more information contact Director of Education Sheyna Marcey at 850-595-5985 ext. 105 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Moorish Essence of Pensacola: A Legacy of Exploration and Cultural Exchange from Estevanico to Tristan de Luna Book Signing with Jeremie Samuel
December 12 from 2:00-3:30
The Voices of Pensacola presented by Gulf Power will host a book signing with local author Jeremie Samuel on Saturday, December 12 from 2:00 until 3:30. In his new book, The Moorish Essence of Pensacola: A Legacy of Exploration and Cultural Exchange from Estevanico to Tristan de Luna, Samuel explores a part of Pensacola history that is often forgotten. The book follows the history of the Moors on the Gulf Coast and uncovers the rich, hidden cultural treasures of North America's first port city and its influence on our area, which is still visible today. For more information contact Chief Community Officer Jeff Nall at 850-595-5985 ext 110 or email@example.com
Latino Americans 500 Years of History Programming
Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center
The UWF Historic Trust is pleased to announce programming for Latino Americans: 500 Years of History, a public programming initiative produced by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA), is part of an NEH initiative, The Common Good: The Humanities in the Public Square. The UWF Historic Trust hopes to achieve three goals with this project: 1. to acquaint the community with the cultural significance of Latino Americans throughout our history, 2. to capture and preserve the Latino American story of our community, and 3. to add to the dynamics of the cultural narrative on exhibit in the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center. Please join us for our programs supporting the study of the Latino American influence on our history.
UWF Historic Trust and La Costa Latina Newspaper
Nuestra Historia, a program based on @StoryCorps at Your Library, is a month long program to capture the community's Latino American story through recorded recollections. By appointment only at the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center. Participants are invited to also share their family photographs for inclusion into the archives.
Immigration In Miami and Pride and Prejudice
Alex Stepick, Ph. D
Dr. Alex Stepick, Emeritus Professor of the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies at the Florida International University and Professor of Sociology at Portland State University, hosts a presentation following the PBS episode, "Pride and Prejudice 1965-1980." Dr. Stepick's research interest for the past thirty years has been the impact of immigration on Miami. He will discuss the influence of immigration on South Florida and explore how that influence as evolved throughout the years.
- May 2016
For more information on the Latino Americans programming, please contact Wendi Davis, Project Director at 850-595-5985 ext. 111.
Press Release Archive
Media inquires contact our Chief Community Officer Jeff Nall at 850.595.5985 ext. 110.
May 21, 2015 Annual Open House
June10, 2015 Half-Price Sundays
June 23, 2015 Latino Americans: 500 Years of History Programs
July 20, 2015 Haunted House Walking and Trolley Tour Auditions
September 17, 2015 Themed Birthday Parties
October 27, 2015 Foo Foo Festival: Just Above Water: Florida Folk Art
November 9, 2015 Arcadia Mill Arts and Crafts
November 9, 2015 Victorian Holiday Traditions
November 12, 2015 From Rosie the Riveter to "I Dream of Jeannie"....